Twitch Suffers from Massive Leak

According to a report, Amazon’s Twitch gaming service has been hacked, with the attacker leaking the service’s source code and user payout details. The attacker posted a 125 GB torrent to 4chan forum site, stating that they wanted to “foster more disruption and competition in the online video streaming space,”…

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Epic Games is Coming to the Microsoft Store in Windows 11

What a difference a few policy changes make: Microsoft revealed today that Epic Games is bringing its online store into the Microsoft Store in Windows 11. “Amazon and Epic Games will bring their storefront apps to the Microsoft Store over the next few months, and we look forward to welcoming…

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Roku Announces New 4K Streaming Sticks and Set-Top Box

Not to be outdone by Amazon’s new Fire TV Stick 4K Max, Roku has announced new Roku Streaming Stick 4K and Streaming Stick 4K+ models, plus a new Roku Ultra LT set-top box. “The Roku Streaming Stick has been a fan favorite for years and we’ve redesigned it in the…

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Sonos Announces New Beam Soundbar with Dolby Atmos

Today, Sonos announced a second-generation version of its Beam soundbar that supports Dolby Atmos and Ultra HD audio. “We often talk about ‘Hollywood at Home’ being a real catalyst for our business, and Beam has played a huge part in this as one of the top-selling soundbars in its category,”…

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Amazon Expands Its Luna Gaming Service

Amazon today announced a sweeping set of updates to its Luna gaming service, with new channels, games, devices, co-play, and more. “It has been nearly a year since Team Luna introduced and then launched Amazon Luna and the feedback we’ve received in early access has been invaluable,” Amazon’s Gabi Knight…

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Amazon Announces Fire TV Smart TVs, Fire TV Stick 4K Max

Amazon announced a new lineup of five Fire TV-branded smart TVs, plus a new Fire TV Stick 4K Max streaming stick. “Smart TVs have been around for decades, and while the viewing experience has certainly improved in that time, people still don’t really use them for much outside of basic…

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YouTube Music Has Over 50 Million Paid Subscribers

Multiple reports state that Google’s YouTube Music service now has over 50 million paid subscribers, thanks to major growth over the past year. In October 2020, Google reported that the service had 30 million paid subscribers. “I’ve seen this industry evolve from an audio business to an audiovisual business and,…

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Netflix Reports Earnings, Explains Gaming Plans

Netflix earned a net income of $1.7 billion on revenues of $7.3 billion in the quarter ending June 30, and it now has over 209 million paid subscribers. “COVID has created some lumpiness in our membership growth—higher growth in 2020, slower growth this year—which is working its way through [our…

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